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Disposable Retractor

May 11, 2005 12:00 pm | Davol, Inc. | Comments

The MediTract™ Disposable Retractor provides circumferential retraction for open, abdominal procedures. The sterile, disposable, latex-free surgical retractor provides improved visibility and access into the abdominal cavity versus traditional reusable retractors. Retraction force is evenly distributed around the full incision site, minimizing tissue trauma, which may minimize patient post-operative pain and discomfort.

Plus-Size Instruments

May 11, 2005 12:00 pm | Thomas Medical, Inc. | Comments

Booth # 226 • Thomas Medical has answered the increasing demand for larger and longer quality instruments for bariatric and deep GYN procedures. The new Plus Size instruments include extra-long blade vaginal specula, 12-inch and 14-inch scissors, needle holders, hysterectomy forceps, tissue and dressing forceps, and many more.

LASIK Enhancement Spatula

April 13, 2005 7:35 am | Katena Products, Inc. | Comments

The Moran Enhancement Spatula is a double ended instrument for LASIK enhancement, and features a modified Paton Spatula on one end and a Fukasaku Spatula on the opposite end. The miniature Paton Spatula has a semi-sharp tip that is used to locate and elevate the edge of the previous flap, while the Fukasaku Spatula is used to undermine, lift and retract the flap.


Absorbent Material

April 13, 2005 7:35 am | Paradigm International, Inc. | Comments

STARDUST™ Super Absorbent is now available in 25-pound easy to use bags, 3-pound refillable Shaker Bottles, and in 8-oz. zip lock bags for emergency kits, first aid kits, and blood borne pathogen kits. STARDUST absorbent material absorbs any liquid, of any viscosity or thickness. It works immediately on contact and leaves no history of there having been a spill.

Eye Tracking System

April 13, 2005 7:35 am | Applied Science Laboratories | Comments

Ths ASL 6000 Series Modular Eye Tracking System includes two different configurations: Head-mounted (H6) and Remote (R6) configurations for a multitude of applications. The ASL Model H6 is a complete video eye tracking system for use in situations where the subject can wear lightweight, head mounted optics and must have unrestricted head movement.

Oxygen Equipment

April 13, 2005 7:35 am | Responsive Respiratory | Comments

Responsive Respiratory has expanded its product offering with their “2005 Products & Solutions” catalog. Now 24 pages focused on high pressure oxygen equipment with additional product categories in Emergency Medical and Respiratory Disposables. Technical information has been added on cylinder duration, pediatric LPM conversion and oxygen transfilling.

2005 Product Catalog

April 13, 2005 7:35 am | Armstrong Medical Industries | Comments

Armstrong Medical has introduced its 2005 Product Catalog. Armstrong Medical is a manufacturer and distributor with a 47-year commitment to bringing the finest medical equipment to hospital, EMS, and medical education communities. The 2005 catalog features new Broselow™ Pediatric Resuscitation Medication Guides, a companion to the Broselow Pediatric Emergency Tape.

Specialty Adhesive Tape

April 13, 2005 7:35 am | Adhesives Research, Inc. | Comments

ARcare® 90106 is a clear, double-faced film coated on both sides with a higher coat weight hybrid adhesive for use in in-vitro diagnostics and related membrane-based immunoassay products. This tape product offers high tack and peel properties, with excellent adhesion to a variety of substrates, including polycarbonate and ABS plastics, as well as low energy polyolefin surfaces such as cyclic olefins, polyethylene and polypropylene.


Instrument Retrieval System

April 13, 2005 7:35 am | Healthmark Industries Company, Inc. | Comments

The SST system is a three-part container designed for the safe retrieval of contaminated instruments in compliance with OSHA's Bloodborne Pathogen Guidelines. The system includes a solid base tray, internal drain basket and splash-proof cover. In use, the SST collects soiled instruments, and then is transported to the decontamination site.

Shaerer Mayfield USA, Inc.

April 13, 2005 7:34 am | Schaerer Mayfield | Comments

The Schaerer Mayfield Group is a leading, worldwide provider of medical products, equipment and services for operation rooms and central sterilization. With a successful background starting in Switzerland in 1892, we continue to develop and distribute a broad range of innovative solutions which meet our customers' needs.

Luxtec Surgical Loupes: Simplified Customization

April 13, 2005 7:34 am | Integra Surgical | Comments

Luxtec Surgical loupes make fitting easy and simplify the customization procedure to a minor movement of the loupe body. Time-consuming PD measurements and multiple fittings for prescription are not necessary. The loupes can be used with your prescription glasses and can be adjusted to your PD the first time.

Ansell Healthcare Products LLC

April 13, 2005 7:34 am | Comments

Ansell Healthcare is a global leader in healthcare barrier protective products. With operations in the Americas, Europe, and Asia, Ansell employs more than 11,000 people worldwide and holds leading positions in the natural latex and latex-free glove and condom markets. Ansell operates in three main business segments: Occupational Healthcare, supplying hand protection to the industrial market; Professional Healthcare, supplying surgical and examination gloves to healthcare professionals; and Consumer Healthcare, supplying sexual health products and consumer hand protection.

Electrosurgery: Still Sparking New Technology

April 13, 2005 7:34 am | Comments

     Looking back over the innovative surgical developments of the last century, electrosurgery is kind of old hat. With minimally invasive surgery, laser surgery, and a slough of specialty procedures coming into play in just the past decade or so, electrosurgery, with its first introduction nearly 80 years ago, hardly seems like an emerging technological field.

Access Granted

April 13, 2005 7:34 am | Comments

Minimally invasive surgery, while constantly continuing to develop and seeing its own techniques and technologies growing by leaps and bounds, is still in its infancy. Nonetheless, the general consensus, both in the OR and out, is that this is the direction that surgery will be taking into the future.

Anesthesia Gas Exposure Monitor

April 13, 2005 7:33 am | Kem Medical Products Corp. | Comments

OR personnel may be exposed to waste anesthetic gases escaping from various components of the delivery system. PACU personnel encounter exposure to these gases from out-breathing recovering patients. The Kem Medical Waste Anesthetic Monitor # 8640 measures Sevoflurane, Desflurane, and Isoflurane concentrations, and #8530 measures for Nitrous Oxide.


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